Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

James Haskell

James Haskell, one of 212 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 30 April 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Haskell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 6th February, 1820
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 16th June, 1886
Age: 66 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Dorset, Dorchester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: William Jardine
Departure date: 30th April, 1852
Arrival date: 1st August, 1852
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 211 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 438
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If James Haskell was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about James Haskell?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

sharon harris on 29th March, 2015 wrote:

james was born in dorset england his father was daniel haskell his mother was dianna budden he married an elisabth andrews in guilford perth in 1863   he had a daughter martha   he did not return to england but made australia his after release

David Paull on 13th May, 2020 wrote:

Brown Hair
Brown Eyes
Stout Build
Height 5’ 6 1/2”

Convict Changes History

sharon harris on 29th March, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1886 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

David Paull on 13th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 6th February, 1820 (prev. 1820), date of death: 16th June, 1886 (prev. 1886), gender: m

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au